New York Mets defeat Florida Marlins, 2-1

Mike Pelfrey got the monkey, or rather the Marlins, off his back.

The Mets' righthander pitched his longest outing of the season against the team that has tormented him since his major league debut nearly three years ago.

Pelfrey, who received a no-decision, went 7 2/3 innings Friday night in the Mets' 2-1, 11th-inning win in the series opener at Citi Field.

Pelfrey allowed one run on five hits. He walked one and struck six, tying his season-high. It was the fourth s...

Omir Santos ran Ramon Castro out of town.

Santos drove in both runs, including the game-winner in the 11th when he singled home Gary Sheffield after the 40-year-old stole second and advanced to third on an error, as the Mets beat the Marlins, 2-1, Friday night at Citi Field.

With Brian Schneider due to be activated Saturday and no room on the roster for three catchers, the Mets shipped Castro to the White Sox after the game for righthanded pitcher Lance Broadway, who...